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Arsenal ready to sell FA Cup stars

Arsenal are panning a summer clear-out of players, as they look to raise the funds needed for Mikel Arteta to rebuild his squad. And that could see a number of players who featured in Saturday’s FA Cup triumph over Chelsea depart the club this summer. They include French striker Alexander Lacazette, and right-back and club vice-captain Hector Bellerin, if a ...

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Arsenal favourites to sign Coutinho on loan

FA Cup winners Arsenal are the favourites to sign former Liverpool midfielder Phillipe Coutinho on loan for next season. The Brazilian has spent the past season on loan in the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich, and although they have an option to buy hi, they are very unlikely to exercise it, and he will return to his parent club Barcelona. He ...

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Ozil staying at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil will be staying with Arsenal next season and intends to see out his contract with the Emirates. That is even though he has not played a minute of football since the resumption of football, and played no part in Saturday’s FA Cup plans, preferring to spend his time in Turkey instead. Ozil is the highest paid player at ...

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Willian spoilt for choice

Brazilian winger Willian is spilt for choice when it comes to his next employers. The 31-year old is out of contract and available to leave Chelsea on a free transfer this summer and has had firm contract offers from the Stamford Bridge club and Barcelona. He has previously indicated that he would prefer to stay with Chelsea, but they have ...

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Freddie Ljungberg linked with Swedish job

Arsenal coach Freddie Ljungberg has been linked the vacant manager position at Swedish club AIK. The 43-year old had a brief spell in charge of the Gunners as caretaker when Unai Emery was sacked last season, but then had to content himself with a back-up technical role once Mikel Arteta was appointed in December. He no longer sits in the ...

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Atlético reject Partey swap deal

Atlético Madrid have turned down an approach from Arsenal from midfielder Thomas Partey, which would have seen Matteo Guendouzi had the other way as part of a swap deal. The Gunners offer €25 million (£22.8 million) plus Guendouzi, but the Spanish club are holding out for €50 million (£45 million) and want a cash-only deal, as they look to raise ...

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Willian set for new Chelsea deal

Willian now looks as if he could be set to continue his career with Chelsea. That will please the Brazilian, who has previously made it clear that his preference is to stay with the side whom he joined in 2013 from the Russian side Anzhi Makhachkab. The 31-year old was all set to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of ...

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Arsenal tipped to move for Portugal winger

Joelson Fernandes, who has been dubbed as the new “Cristiano Ronaldo”. The 17-year old had trained sporadically with the Sporting team prior to the lockdown, but has since made his debut for the club, and now has three senior appearances under his belt. Despite his inexperience, he is already being tracked by clubs across Europe, and is on the radar ...

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Arsenal want second loan deal for Ceballos

Arsenal want to take Dani Ceballos on another season’s loan. The Spanish midfielder moved to the Emirates from Real Madrid at the start of this season initially for a year, and his trajectory in North London has mirrored the club’s season. A bright start, followed by a slump under Una Emery, before a gradual revival in fortunes under Mikel Arteta. ...

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Guendouzi-Coutinho swap deal rumoured

There have been reports that Matteo Guendouzi could be involved in a player swap deal with Philippe Coutinho this summer. Guendouzi has not played for Arsenal since the defeat at Brighton, during which match he allegedly taunted the home players with how much he earned. There have been reports of disciplinary problems with the 21-year-old Frenchman, who is currently training ...

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